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. >>> crashed planes, unraveling sweaters, the president faces some tough metaphors over obama care. this is "special report." >>> good evening. i'm chris wallace in for bret baier. a day after president obama presented his fix for the millions of canceled health insurance policies the house passed a fix of its own with bipartisan support. it's not clear what the eventual solution will be, but like a growing number of people insurance companies aren't happy. we have fox team coverage. james rosen investigates whether the president's fix is even constitutional. the impact on insurance companies, wendell golar on the white house strategy. we begin with chief congressional correspondent mike emanuel on capitol hill where there was lots of action today. good evening, mike. >> reporter: chris, good evening. despite a veto threat, republicans and a few dozen democrats passed a bill to honor a promise they say president obama did not keep. >> the bill is passed. >> reporter: by a 261-157 vote including 39 democrats supporting it, the house passed energy and commerce chairman fred upton's k
. when you add in the state totals, obama care falls short of enrollment at 80 percent and by the end of march, where are they on this? >> oh, boy, they are under two percent of the way there to the over all total by the end of march which you said is the big date they are shooting at. let's take the number. 40 or 50,000 reported in the wall street journal and put those in perspective. you can take every single american that signed up for health care through healthcare.gov, and fit all of them nationwide in yankee stadium with seats to spare. fox news and other outlets are reporting, bill, this number will grow significantly. but between 4 and 5 million americans have been dumped off their current coverage. that is ten times the number of folks who managed to obtain health care through healthcare.gov. that is a nightmare for the democrats and coming back to the administration's goals and time lines for success, they hoped to have 500,000 americans signed up poi the end of october. they are less than 20 percent of the way there. and they are in real trouble. >> you say efforts to clean
are the latest example of the growing tension between israel and the obama administration. now, as talks have progressed, israel continues to hint that they would use military force if they don't like the agreement that is in place. there is real doubt whether or not israel has the ability to launch a successful, effective attack on iran without u.s. support. there's a lot doubt in the region that that's probable. >> connor powell in jerusalem. thanks so much. >>> now to the late ef on the bullying case rocking the nfl. suspended miami dolphins guard richie incognito stands accused of threatening and harassing his team mate jonathan martin so badly that martin left the team. now, in an exclusive interview with fox sports, incognito says the whole thing is just one big misunderstanding. and part of the, quote, locker room brotherhood. take a listen. >> i'm embarrassed by it. i'm embarrassed by my actions, but what i want people to know, the way jonathan and rest of the offensive line and how our teammates, how we communicate, it's vulgar. it's not right. when the words are put in the context,
across the country who successfully signed up for obama care. chief national correspondent jim engel is here with the news live this afternoon. >> reporter: hello, bret. industry leaders tell fox that by last week only 50,000 people had signed up for the federal exchanges under obama care putting the administration far behind its goal of 500,000 in the early days, 7 million by early next year. and that further complicates efforts to fix another problem. >> reporter: the administration is desperately searching for someone who is searching. how do you unravel the chaos by 4 million cancellations at the time they're trying to sign up 7 million uninsured. >> all of a sudden the interest in delaying or putting off obama care is bipartisan. you have democrats and republicans. everybody knows we're not ready to do this. >> lawmakers have suggested several options, extend the enrollment period, delay the mandate for a year or delay the entire law for a year. >> take another year, everybody take -- catch their breath. let them stay on the old plans and we can continue to fight about this in 2
colby. topping the news this hour, this is new reaction to president obama's health care fix. what lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are now saying about the president's latest promise to let americans keep their canceled health insurance plans. >> severe tornadoes and thunderstorm warnings. now in the midwest. we will show you where millions of americans should be on alert for the extreme weather coming their way. >> we get the latest the growing mystery that is surrounding the disappearance of a san diego family. their remains believed to have been uncovered in the california desert. >>> first, sounding off on obama care. will is a lot of that this morning. democrats, republicans, leaders of the insurance industry all speaking out about the troubled health care rollout. offering their take on the president's recent announcement he will extend insurance plans for all americans who received those cancellation notices because of the health care law. >> plenty of new fallout over the affordable care act on stunned talk shows. the president under fire. millions are getting kicked o
kennedy's assassination, as you saw, president obama giving out awards that jfk created. ♪ >>> congress taking another look at the problems surrounding president obama's signature healthcare reform law. this time taking a look on the impact on small business. >> i want to provide health insurance for my employees and their families, but we have been doing it for 15 years since i bought the company, but now because it is so high, our plan in effect is not viable, because it's not affordable. >> this hearing coming one day after a sat -- startling admission that key aspects of the site are still incomplete. the obama administration decided to launch the website october 1st, despite warnings from a consult act. the president says these issues reveal a problem with the way the government builds its websites. >> we probably underestimated the complexities of building out a website that needed to work the way it should. the way the federal government does procurement and it is just generally not very efficient. >> the site's building sites need to be corrected by january 1st. the obama admin
obama care, all insurance policies must include ten essential benefits things like maternity care and prescription drug coverage. so if your plan doesn't meet that criteria, the insurance companies send you a cancellation notice. some private insurer will offer new plans. but for some people that could increase premiums. for other people who might qualify for a subsidy under obama care, it could be cheaper. >> what do these million people who just lost their policies in california supposed to do. >> there's a reason that they're doing this. that's because the obama administration wanted to get rid of what they called junk plans and make sure everyone has quality coverage. fortunately for californians, they have a state exchange working better than healthcare.gov but there are still reports of problems there too. >> this is not just happening in california. it's happening all over the country. >> well, that's right, wolf. and what you're seeing here is the administration and the insurance industry knew this was going to happen. the estimates vary widely from 7 million to 12 million
. issue two, obama's fumble. >> we fumbled the rollout on this healthcare law. a whole bunch of things that are working really well, which people didn't notice. because they weren't controversial. i am very frustrated, but i'm also somebody who, if i fumbled the ball, i'm going to wait until i get the next plane and i'm going to run as hard as i can and do right by the team. so, ultimately i'm the head of this team. we did fumble the ball on it and what i'm going to do is make sure that we get it fixed. >> question, can president obama regain the ball? mort. >> we have a tradition in america of people apologizing for their mistakes. but i would have to say that this administration kind of is abusing that particular process. they made a lot of mistakes. they try and say i'm sorry. a lot of people are sorry they voted for him, as i said before. i think he's in deep trouble on this thing. i don't think he will escape the problem. i don't think he gets out of it for a long time. this program affected millions and millions of people. they misjudged not only the website, but how this progr
, the administration finally reveals just how many people have signed up for obama care. the figures raising the question, can the program survive such a poor initial response? i'll ask one of the architects who helped design the affordable care act. plus, a growing number of senate democrats are calling for a rewrite of the law. senator mary landrieu joins me live this hour to talk about her new plan. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >> we're following the breaking news this hour. the new obama care numbers. administration officials say just over 106,000 people have enrolled since the program's controversial debut on october 1st. that's just 10% of what was projected through the end of november. and most of them signed up through state exchanges. fewer than 27,000 enrolled through the troubled national obama care website. let's go to our senior white house correspondent brianna keilar. what's the reaction over there at the white house? >> reporter: well, wolf, those 106,000 enrollees in both the state and federal exchanges compare that to the 500,000 which is a number, a ta
cabin. this morning southwest tells its side of the story. >>> also, ads pitching obama care, college kids doing keg stands, flirty girls talking about getting birth control, and then there's this. >> you can keep your plan, you can keep your doctor, lower premiums for everyone! >> reporter: is this really the best way? >>> plus -- markets on a roll, your 401(k) soaring. you're live in the "cnn newsroom." good morning. i'm carol costello, thank you so much for joining me. time is running out for the white house to try to fix one of obama care's biggest blunders, i'm talking about the inability of millions of americans to keep the health coverage they already have if they like it. top administration officials are headed to capital hill in a few hours to try to hammer out a possible fix. tomorrow house republicans plan to take a swing at that. in its first month fewer than 27,000 people signed up for health insurance through heal healthcare.ghealth karcare car care.gov. jim acosta and chris frates join me from washington. good morning to you both. jim, first of all who is going to this
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and in particular, obama care is not working, end quote. strange. >>> senator rand paul launched an attack during superstorm sandy recovery, criticizing christie with ads entitled, stronger than the storm for tourism. >> some people for office put their mug all over the ads while they're in the middle of a political campaign. in new jersey $25 million was spent on ads. you think there might be a conflict of interest there. that's a real problem. that's why when people who are trying to do good and trying to use taxpayers' money wisely, they're offended to see our money spent on political ads. >> president obama phoned governor christie to congratulate him on the victory. the white house says the president was glad to make the call after they worked together on sandy relief efforts. >>> let's turn our attention to obama care now. terry mcauliffe's two-point victory in virginia's gubernatorial race has some democrats worried about their future. yesterday the president met with 16 senators frustrated about the rollout of obama care and they are worried the troubled launch may come back to haunt them
"the lead" with jake tapper begins right now. >>> bill clinton's right about barack obama, says our guest. former alaska governor sarah palin. he was right back in 2008, she says. meanwhile, the former president is giving the current president another headache about obama care. i'm jake tapper. this is "the lead." >>> the national lead. some breaking news. are you taking statins to lower your cholesterol? maybe you should. the american heart association just released new advice that could change everything you think you know about fighting the artery clogger. >>> the world lead. the effort is massive. relief is on the ground but the wreckage from the super typhoon is so widespread, relief may not get there in time for those who need it most. >>> and bill clinton calling out president obama for telling people if you like your plan, you can keep your plan and could it be sarah palin siding with bill clinton on something? the former vice presidential nominee goes full on mama grizzly on everything from what she describes as the war on christmas to governor chris christie's weight to th
, that president barack obama doesn't have the authority to name this happen and he won't enforce the own law that he wrote. >> if the rules goes into effect is it just kicking the can down the road a year, because the insurance companies could cancel the policies next year and you'd be back to square one. >> right. we'll be in the same situation next year. people will have had a year's warning, but people had warning leading up to this year. i don't think more time to prepare is what the consumers are looking for. again, under the president's plan, if it took effect, they'd be in the same situation, next thing. >> you mentioned the push back from the insurance companies. public officials, the insurance commissioner in kansas. others say it can't be done. jim donno lan, the president of the national association of insurance commissioners and louisiana - these are public officials, not insurance companies and they are saying: >> i guess the question is what happens to the people who had their policies cancelled, if their old insurance companies decide they can't or won't offer the policies the
, everybody. cable satellite corp. 2013] national captioning institute] >> later in the day, president obama laid a wreath at john f. kennedy's grave in arlington national cemetery. he was accompanied by first lady michelle obama and former president bill clinton and hillary clinton. the 50th anniversary of jfk's assassination is friday. ♪ [taps playing] >> president obama spoke about president kennedy's legacy wednesday evening and a dinner honoring the middle of freedom recipients. >> he was introduced by president kennedy's grandson, the son of car line kennedy. his is 15 minutes. >> thank you for that wonderful introduction. i want to thank president obama and mrs. obama for inviting me here tonight. and for all of you for being here with us. i want to thank my family members who came. it would have been my great uncle robert kennedy's birthday today. and while we are on the subject of birthdays, you are all invited to my 21st. in february 1960 three, my grandfather, president john f. kennedy, formally established the annual presentation of the presidential medal of freedom. honoring p
moments away from president obama, he's live in new orleans. will be in just a moment. he is scheduled to give a speech on the economy and infrastructure. but he may also have more to say on problems with the affordable care act. right now on wall street, the dow is up. today's jobs report shows an unexpected surge in hiring last month. still the official unemployment rose supply thely to 7.3%. hi there i'm pre and nakheelner for wolf blitzer. today it is likely the most powerful storm to hit anywhere in the world in recorded history. right now, super typhoon haiyan is bearing down on the philippines. it is so large, this is what it looks like from space. at one point the cloud cover blanketed two-thirds of the country there. its sustained winds are estimated to be 195 miles an hour, equivalent to an extremely strong category 5 hurricane. wind gusts are reaching an estimated 235 miles an hour. and that's sending debris flying through the air. buildings and homes are destroyed. there is widespread flooding. so far three people are reported dead. that number could rise dramatically after
other former players have also been diagnosed, including leonard marshall. >>> president obama is once again finding himself playing defense on the affordable care act. this morning he's back in washington after a trip to texas. it's the largest state refusing to participate in the health care law. and while there, he got an earful from both sides. nbc tracie potts joins us live from washington with more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. we learned the white house is rolling out more money for people who don't have health insurance so they can see a doctor so she can sign up for a plan had that web citsi website working. today the white house is announcing $150 million in grants to community health centers to treat more than 1 million new patients. it's part of the health law president obama says has him frustrated because the website to buy insurance isn't working properly. >> this is like having a really good product in a store and the cash registers don't work and there aren't enough parking spots and nobody can get through the door. >> reporter: he chided texas for not havi
of obama care that he is sorry. but that isn't stopping the discussion. >> reporter: president obama is apologizing to americans losing their headlight insurance telling nbc. >> i am sorry that they, you know, are find is themselves in this situation based on assurances they got from me. >> reporter: about 5% of americans buy their insurance on the individual market. and some of them are losing their plans as insurance companies cancel policies that don't meet tough new obama care standards. >> we weren't as clear as we needed to be in terms of the changes that were taking place and i want to do everything we can to make sure that people are finding thepgs in a good position, a better position than they were before this law happened. >> reporter: the president said most people getting cancellation letters will be able to get new plans at the same price or cheaper on the new marketplaces. he stuck to the latest promise the troubled healthcare.gov website will be physicaled. >> it is better than it was october 1st and better than last week. i'm confident will be even better by november
president obama will even work. >>> a week since typhoon haiyan devastated the philippines. residents are still striving to survive. why the federal government is being blamed and the new threat facing the people there. >>> i want to apologize for my graphic remarks. >> graphic, yes. a huge development in the most political circus you will ever see. toronto's mayor, now his brother says he should step away from office. >> did you see his wife standing by him? her face spoke volumes! >> i think the world's face was making that same suppression. >>> good morning. welcome to "early start." i'm zoraida sambolin. >> i'm john berman. it is friday, november 15th, 5:00 a.m. in the east. >>> let's begin with the big administration from the president over obama care. he is saying the health care rollout has been rocky, that the administration fumbled, and that he is the one to blame. but he is vowing that he is not giving up on his significant achievement and make ago policy change meaning if you like your plan, you may be able to keep it at least for the short term. >> possibly. >> yeah. here
of obama care. joining me now is our investigations correspondent chris. what is happening in california? >> we just learned that about a million people in the state of california got cancellation letters. california is a big state with 38 million resident, but still, this is getting a lot of attention. who are these 1 million? these are people who had private health insurance. here's why they had to be canceled. under obama care, all insurance policies must include ten essential benefits like maternity care and primgz drug coverage. if it doesn't meet the criteria, they send cancellation notices. for some people, they could increase premiums. for other people who might qualify for a subsidy under obama care, it could be cheaper. >> so what are these people supposed to do? >> that's the big dilemma. the reason they're doing this is because the obama administration wanted to get rid of what they called junk plans and make sure everyone had quality coverage. fortunately for californians they have a state exchange. it's working better than health care dot guv, but there's been a lot of repo
in the house are expected to pass their own fix to obama care later today. late last night the white house issued a presidential veto threat to the bill calling it an act of sabotage. that's a sign of a president desperately trying to get back on offense. president obama's new message is he likes his health care plan for the nation and is going to fight to keep it. >> there's no question the rollout on the affordable care act was much tougher than we expected, but i want everybody here to understand, i am going to see this through. >> reporter: the new obama care fix leaves it up to insurance companies and states to decide whether to let consumers keep plans not in compliance with the law and forces carriers advise americans of the choices available under obama care. but the insurance industry worries the changes undermine the system. one source called the white house fix a total mess. washington state insurance commissioner balked altogether saying, we will stay the course and not be allowing insurance companies to extend their policies. >> that's on me. i mean, we fumbled the rollout on
a plan b for the disaster known as obama care. plus thousands dead after a devastating storm hit the philippines. we're going to get the latest on that horrible disaster. and as we honor our veterans today those brave americans who have and still protect our freedom, we've got some really good news. job opportunities are finally opening up with hundreds of corporations. we'll have those good details. all those stories and more coming up on "the kudlow report," beginning right now. >>> good evening, everyone. i'm larry kudlow. this is "the kudlow report". we're here live at 7:00 p.m. eastern and 4:00 p.m. pacific. obama care in deeper trouble. it's reported that fewer than 50,000 people enrolled in the first month. they expected 1.4 million. more than 4 million people had their health insurance cancelled. so far the numbers of uninsured is rising substantially faster than the number of newly insured. most experts believe that the self-imposed deadline of november 30th will not be met and i believe if and when the website does start working the obama care plan is still destined to
>> the media are demanding answers on obamacare. >> it is not correct. it is right for the media to say, let's straighten this out. >> bob woodward whether the press is holding the president accountable and his relationship with the "washington post" and its new owner. and we ask president obama about that broken promise on health care. >> you owe folks an apology, do you feel that? >> did nbc's political director do the job on let the president escape with are month spin? >> "60 minutes" apologizes for a mistake on the fatal attack at benghazi. >> we were wrong. we made a mistake. >> how did that happen? we will look at what happened. >> the pundits are swooning over chris christie after the big re-election. he is all over the sunday snows and on the cover of "time." can the romance last? this is "media buzz." >> we have a lot of hot issues on the program. we will read some of our tweets at the end of the report. a report on "60 minutes," is a huge black eye after a security contractor said he scale add 12' wall that was overone with al-qaeda fighters. >> one guy saw me and he s
and center, forced to test before another hearing on obama care. >>> plus incognito. >> can we ask you how your trip to l.a. went? >> no further comment. >> the suspended dolphin back in miami waiting to find out what the nfl is going to do with him. >>> also -- >> let's be very honest, airlines or companies in any industry don't merge for consumer benefit. >> what that means for your next flight. >> i think it's a win for the low cost carrier. >> health alert. why your bad cholesterol number may not matter anymore. you're live in the cnn "newsroom." >>> good morning. i'm carol costello. thank you so much for joining me. we begin in washington with an event one you white house official calls unfortunate and unnecessary. todd park, he's the chief administration officer the man charged with fixing the obama care website. but he will be talking to the house oversight committee and the latest congressional hearing on the health care law. there have been five hearings since the launch, and two more are scheduled for this week. and the controversy around obama care seems to be having an impact o
, to the broken, if you like it you can keep it promise. this is 24 hours after president obama's about face announcement that millions of americans can keep their canceled policies for another year. republican senator fred upton's bill would let insurers keep selling plans that obamacare would otherwise ban. he is a congressman. i called him a senator, the president of course threatening to veto that bill. some house democrats are saying it is not a viable solution. here is minority leader nancy pelosi. >> fact is for al fuss and all the muss everybody said how the upton bill would -- it does not mandate that insurance companies must keep those people in their? their insurance policies. it is only masquerade and trojan horse coming in to undermined the affordable care act. jon: let's see if there are any trojan horses storming the white hose gates right now. senior white house foreign affairs correspondent wendell goler is on the north lawn. wendell? >> reporter: no trojan horses but installing a rather large tree in back of me but you may hear noise from that. part of the reason folks here
obama care, urging him to keep his promise to the american people. this hour, the fallout. and the white house responds. >>> and surprising new medical guidelines on cholesterol levels. dr. sanjay gupta explains what you need to know to keep your heart healthy. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> we begin this hour with the crisis in the philippines which is growing more desperate by the hour. four days after the most powerful typhoon on record, a u.s. general on the ground is warning that many more people could be dead within a week if food and other aid don't get to where they're needed the most and soon. the philippine president tells cnn he now expects the final death toll to be around 2500. that's far lower than an earlier estimate from officials of some 10,000, but it's still way too early to tell with the bodies in the streets and the communications still very slow or simply out all together. the u.s. government says two americans are among the dead. cnn's paula hancocks and anna koren in the disaster zone for us. anna, you traveled to the area where the typhoon
make backs on the obama white house in the wake of the botched rollout of health care. >>> and more than a week after super typhoon haiyan tore through the philippines, we're going to show you how survivors there are still struggling to pick up the pieces. >>> plus, get ready to shop. black friday is just two weeks away. "consumer reports" hits the stores to find some of the biggest deals. they're sharing it all with us coming up. >>> first, democrats defecting from the white house in droves, a total of 39 house democrats break ranks with president obama, joining republicans in passing a bill to fix the health insurance cancellation problems plaguing the affordable care act. this as we also learn that more than 5 million americans and counting have been dropped from their insurance plan. molly henneberg joins us live from washington with more. molly? >> reporter: greg, looming midterm elections often have a way of getting a law maker's attention, as do the health insurance cancellation notices going out to constituentses. 39, as you were saying, gregg, out of 192 house democrats vot
aid continues to be a huge challenge. >>> former president bill clinton takes president obama to task over his health care promise. and incredible $142 million spent on this at christies last night. >>> plus paid in gold to lose weight. important new health information affecting a third of american adults. >>> and baby, it's cold outside. where's the relief? >>> good morning, i'm maria schiavocampo. the situation in the philippines is getting more desperate by the hour. dr. nancy snyderman reports on new problems plaguing survivors. >> reporter: water and wind devastated this country, now there's another threat -- waterborne infectious disease. we're now dealing with the new health emergency, and that is lack of good water. when the storm surge swapped tab although ban, the already fragile water system was one of the first casualties. clean water is now very hard to find. and people are drinking from and bathing in the same waterways that are filled with rotting corporations, dead animals, sewage and debris. that has health officials worried. life threatening dehydration must be treat
siegenthaler in new york. health care corrections. president obama's latest fix for a broken promise, why republicans say it's not enough. a week later the disaster in the philippines, the despair for typhoon survivors, and the rising death toll. we'll take you live to the center of the catastrophe >> justice denied, why evidence is unexamined tore years in thousands of -- for years in thousands of rape cases. >> using the force. it's open call for the inter-galactic set - we go inside the auditions for the next star wars movie. >>> we begin with president obama's damage control for his health care plan. he's under pressure and under fire over the law he championed and has to change. the latest fix is a big one, the president says insurers can reinstate the millions of policies they cancelled, but they are not forced to do so. new customers will not be able to sign up for the plans. all this comes as the house vote is scheduled tomorrow on a republican-backed bill allowing insurers to sell existing plans for everyone. mike viqueira has more from the white house. >> it was a remarkable app
improve obama care? right now, 41% of you say yes. 59% say no. >> the debate continues online at cnn.com/crossfire as well as facebook and twitter. >> join us tomorrow for another edition of "crossfire." erin burnett "outfront" starts right now. >>> next, obama care's numbers finally released. >> we're going to give you the best numbers we can. >> but they don't add up to nearly enough for the white house. >> then families rimmed apart in the philippines. >> i love my daughter. i told her during the evacuation, go, go! but my daughter said no, mama, i can't leave you. >> the best defense is a good offense. >> have you ever smoked marijuana? it is a question that's simple. a yes or a no. have you smoked marijuana? >> let's go "outfront." >> good evening. i'm erin burnett. "outfront" the numbers for obama care are in and they're a bit scary. 106,185 people enrolled in obama care during its first month. only 25% of them through health care.gov. the overall number that is needed for obama care to work is 7 million by the edge of march. dana bash is in washington. i guess the facts
sought. >> just another day in a series of mess-ups in obama care. >> well, obama care enrollment falling far below expectations and why americans aren't signing up and what the white house plans to do about it. >>> sgrdesperation in the philippines as people are struggling to get the basic needs to have to have to survive. >> don't come across than that. okay? because you are. >> toronto's mayor on the attack refuse to go step down from office after admitting that he has purchased illegal drugs. >> i have never seen anything like that before. absolutely not. >> pretty remarkable, right? >> beyond remarkable. glad i don't live in toronto this morning. >>> good morning, i'm john berm berman. >> i'm zoraida sambolin. nice to have you with us. it is thursday, november 14th. 5:01 in the east. >>> in washington they are waking up with giant headaches in the white house. that's if they slept at all. chances are many of them didn't because not only is there significa signature policy on the line and the obama care enrollment numbers for october are out and they were very low. epic low. about 100
any agreement. no deal is better than a bad deal i have said many times as has president obama. >> kerry responded to israeli prime ministery netanya netanya called it the deal of the century for the iranians. >> iran gives practically nothing and gets a hell of a lot. that's not a good deal. >> i believe the prime minister needs to recognize that no agreement has been reached about the end game here. that's the subject of the negotiation. the sanctions were put in place in order to bring about a negotiation. nothing is given up in a first step that freezes the program and even sets it back. >> talks in geneva talled over disputes over language that could have given iran a right to enrich over the process in andres to parliament. the president called uranium enrichment a red line that cannot be crossed. this morning iran did sign an agreement that allows international atomic energy agency officials to visit two nuclear sites at the center of the negotiations. the iraq heavy water plant, a reactor which has been at least for a year away from being completed in a uranium mine in
. >>> just ahead, are we about to see the next big showdown between the white house and congress over obama care? lawmakers demanding to know how many people have actually signed up. i'll interview the nfl hall of famer tony dorsett, who is now suffering from signs of a major brain disease, likely brought on by those devastating hits he took on the football field. >> it's a freight train hitting a volkswagen. ch protein does your dog food have? 18 percent? 20? new purina one true instinct has 30. active dogs crave nutrient-dense food. so we made purina one true instinct. learn more at purinaone.com see who does good work and compare costs. it doesn't usually work that way with health care. but with unitedhealthcare, i get information on quality rated doctors, treatment options and estimates for how much i'll pay. that helps me, and my guys, make better decisions. i don't like guesses with my business, and definitely not with our health. innovations that work for you. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. i got this. [thinking] is it that time? the son picks up the check? [thinking] i'
americans feel about president obama one year after re-election. the pew research center finds a majority now disapproves of the way the president is doing his job. just 41% view the president favorably. that's down 14 points from last december. that's similar to his predecessor, george w. bush, the same time during his presidency. presidents reagan and clinton both saw their approval ratings significantly higher during the first year of their second term. the survey also found a majority of americans disagree with the way president obama is handling a number of issues. 65% disprove on the economy. 60% on immigration. 59% on health care. and 56% on foreign policy. >> look at these numbers, keep them up on the screen right now, obviously those are numbers nobody would have expected a year ago. there are problems with the health care rollout. we understand that. but why do you have such upsidedown numbers on the economy? >> you know, looking at these numbers for the first time this morning it's a little bit baffling to me. you would have expected i would have thought for the health care num
says any deal is a bad one. >>> and obama care's rocky rollout. we'll find out what our all-star panel thinks about president obama's sort of apology. karl rove and kirsten powers face off in a fair and balanced debate. >>> plus, former presidential candidate, former senator rick santorum talks about life after politics. i'm shannon bream live from washington. a brand new hour of america's news headquarters starts right now. and we begin with the very latest on that devastating typhoon. all systems are down after a monster storm lays waste to a huge swath of the philippines. one person describes the conditions as "worse than hell." david piper's live in bangkok with the very latest. hello, david. >> reporter: hi, shannon. yes, as was feared, the death toll continues to mount in the philippines. there's no exact figures yet because all the efforts are concentrating on helping the living, but filipino officials have said they fear that as many as 10,000 people may have died in one area alone. now, typhoon haiyan struck the philippines friday. it tore through the central part of the count
the philippines this morning. nbc exclusive interview with president obama. did he lie about people keeping health care plans they like? what about replacing joe biden as his vp? >>> twitter's grand debut on the stock market. and fireworks fly when number three takes on number five in college football. good morning. it's been called one of the most powerful storms ever recorded. right now, supertyphoon haiyan is lashing the philippines. they are expecting catastrophic damage. here is francis coe. >> reporter: the typhoon slammed early friday. the central philippines are barrelling the front. drenching rains that made visibility virtually nonexistent. debris went through the air. the roads transformed into rapid moving rivers. storm surges are expected to reach 20 feet in some cities. about 1 million people are taking coverage in shelters in 20 provinces. because the country is made up of islands, there's fear residents have few options. they are calling haiyan a perfect storm with a clear eye. the only positive, it's fast moving. that's little comfort for residents now bracing for the worst. >> nb
's healthcare reform law taking center stage again today. president obama is set to meet with executives of several insurance companies at the white house. this the day after he announced a major change to the law. >> reporter: with republican support sinking and democrats on the edge of revolt, president obama decided it was time for a full mea culpa. >> it's on me. >> the president denied that he was aware of the disaster of healthcare.gov. >> he was not informed directly that the website would not be working. i don't think i'm stupid enough to go around saying, this is going to be like shopping on amazon or travelocity a week before the website opened if i thought it wasn't going to work. >> the president proposed a fix. >> insurers can extend current plans that otherwise would be canceled into 2014, and the americans whose plans were canceled can choose to reenroll in the same kind of plan. >> but there's no guarantee that the insurers will offer the same plans. changing the rules after the healthcare plans already met the requirements of the law could destabilize the market and end
morning, welcome to "new day," thursday, november 7th. 6:00 in the east. first up, president obama insists the patient is getting better. and they're working overtime to help healthcare.gov run smoothly by the end of the month. that would be the headline except a new problem seems to have come up as kathleen sebelius returned to capitol hill for yet another grilling, this time a security risk to users. breanna keeler is following developments, live at the white house this morning. >> reporter: it was another damaging appearance on the hill for hhs secretary kathleen sebelius. as president obama headed to the lone star state, that's right, but not a coincidence that he was in texas where a republican governor has blocked the expansion of medicaid under the obama care law. >> it is wonderful to see all of you. >> reporter: texas, not exactly friendly territory for obama care. but that's where president obama went to criticize republican opposition to his signature health care reform program. and promised its faulty website will soon be up and running. >> we are working overtime to get this f
obamacare seems to have become obama scare for the democrats. right now, the numbers of people participating in the affordable care act are well below expectations, just over 49,000 people have signed on through the 12 state based exchanges. around 3% of the enrollment target in those states. perhaps 40,000 to 50,000 have signed up through the federal government. meanwhile, 440,000 signed on for medicaid through obamacare. it's a huge imbalance that tilts the program toward delivering more subsidized health care which would drive up the cast for most other americans. president obama is pressured to make changes, so americans who want to keep their current health insurance will be able to as he promised they could on the campaign trail. the latest nudge came from former president clinton. >> i permanently believe, even if it takes changing the law, the president should honor the commitment the federal government made to those people and let them keep what they've got. >> an illinois senator dick durbin agreed in part, telling cnn, we need to look at the political reality and be open to constr
bill clinton said president obama should make sure people keep their insurance policies if they want to. >> hawaii's legislature passed a bill approving gay marriage and the governor is expected to sign it. the university of hawaii said the law will boost tourism by $217 million over two years. >> new york city's one world trade at 1776 feet, it has been declared the tallest in america. that's the news at this hour. consider this is up next. you can get the latest on aljazeera.com. >> desperation is growing by the hour in the philippines five days after enduring the terrifying typhoon. survivors are struggling to get food and water. consider this, with so much death and destruction, what is happening with the hampered relief efforts. >> is bill clinton undermining the white house on health care? we'll look at the building tensions in the democratic party over obamacare. >> is the new face of alcoholism female? the surprising number of women who are struggling with the bottle and its terrible consequences. >> welcome to consider this. we begin with obamacare, and the issues that are happ
supporter of obama care is now saying that president obama should let people keep their current insurance in reference, of course, to the president's pledges that people can go ahead and keep their current health plan if they like them. jim acosta from the white house will talk a little bit about this. if bill clinton is weighing in on this, i imagine that says something very much this is political. this is a political hot potato. this means something here he is weighing in and weighing in on this side saying you know what? i think they need to do this. why is this so important? >> that's right. this white house can no longer, suzanne, say it's just the republicans who want to scuttle obama care, who want to repeal it and not replace it with anything else. it's now democrats inside the party close to the president very important high profile democrats saying wait a minute, this is not working the way it's rolling out right now. something has to be done to fix it. perhaps there is no bigger democrat who is saying that at this point than bill clinton who gave an interview to a little known
. >>> the president should honor the commitment the federal government made those people. >> president obama hitting a new low. his popularity is plummeting, as he faces tough criticism from tough leaders of his own party as well. could the white house do anything to turn this mess around? >>> everything's gone. our houses. everything. there's nothing to eat. there's nothing to drink. >> the devastation is growing in the philippines this morning. the relief moving in so slowly to the typhoon survivors who so badly need it. we're live with the latest developments on the ground there. >>> and a major health alert impacting millions of americans, why if you're not already on cholesterol medication you may soon be. >> it's kind of medical news for everybody. >> yes, it is. >>> good morning, welcome to "early start." i'm john berman. >> and i'm zoraida sambolin. it's wednesday, november 13th, it's 5:00 a.m. in the east. >> we are going to begin with the fallout. the new latest fallout over the affordable care act and president obama's declining popularity. almost immediately, it failed to do what it was
, supporters of it had been dreading. the obama administration now releasing enrollment numbers for the first month of the operation. about 79,000 people enrolled through the state exchanges and about 26,000 through the government's -- what we call a mess of a web site, healthcare.gov still a mess. far lower than the half million the obama administration was expecting. difficulties with the site and the controversy over president obama's pledge that americans could keep existing policies really came to a head today. key democratic lawmakers signed onto plans to alter the law. others had what's being described as a turbulent meeting with white house officials. meantime, a republican-led house committee grilled some of the obama administration's tech people responsible for healthcare.gov. a lot happening. our chief congressional correspondent dana bash watching it unfold up in capitol hill. dana, these hearings today, members of the administration getting sharply grilled by lawmakers. but did we find out much that we didn't already know? >> reporter: a few things. but it was mostly very, very p
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